"Where Is the Song of Songs for Me"

"Where Is the Song of Songs for Me"

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Description (Brief)
This sheet music is for the song “Where Is the Song of Songs for Me,” with words and music by Irving Berlin. It was published by Irving Berlin, Inc. in New York, New York in 1928. This song was featured in the 1929 United Artists part-talkie film Lady of the Pavements, directed by D. W. Griffith and starred Lupe Vélez, William Boyd, and Jetta Goudal. The cover features an image of Mexican-born actress, comedian, singer, and dancer María Guadalupe Villalobos Vélez (1908-1944) who sang this song for the reshot version of the movie, indicated as Masquerade on the cover.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Sheet Music
Object Type
Sheet Music
Date made
1928
depicted (sitter)
Velez, Lupe
composer
Berlin, Irving
maker
Berlin, Inc., Irving
Irving Berlin, Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
1984.0023.09
accession number
1984.0023
catalog number
1984.0023.09
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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